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List of tallest structures in Ireland

This is a list of the tallest structures on the island of Ireland. Those in Northern Ireland are marked with an asterisk. The rest are in the Republic of Ireland.

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Tallest structures

Name Location Year completed Pinnacle height Pinnacle height Type Coordinates Remarks
Strabane transmitting station Legfordrum (near Strabane), County Tyrone* 1963 305.5 m 1,002 ft Guyed mast
Tullamore radio mast Tullamore 1975 290 m 951 ft Guyed mast insulated against ground, used for broadcasting on 567 kHz
Clarkstown radio transmitter Summerhill 1988 245 m 804 ft Guyed mast insulated against ground, used for broadcasting on 252 kHz
Mullaghanish transmitter Mullaghanish mountain 1962 220 m 500 ft Guyed mast
Moneypoint Power Station Chimneys Moneypoint 1985 218 m 715 ft Chimney ;
Poolbeg power station, Chimney 2 Poolbeg 1978 207.8 m 682 ft Chimney )
Poolbeg power station, Chimney 1 Poolbeg 1970 207.48 m 681 ft Chimney
Kilroot power station chimneys Kilroot (near Carrickfergus), County Antrim* 198 m 650 ft Chimney
Truskmore transmitter Sligo ? 167.64 m 550 ft Guyed mast
Three Rock transmitter Dublin ? 152.4 m 500 ft Guyed mast
Aghada Power Station Chimney Cork ? 152 m 499 ft Chimney
Tarbert Power Station, Chimney of Unit 3 and 4 Tarbert 1975 151 m 497 ft Chimney
Lisnagarvey transmitting station Magherageery (near Lisburn), County Down* 1936 145 m 476 ft Guyed mast It was 145 m when built, but has since been lowered in height
Greystones Wind farm Wicklow ? 139.29 m 457 ft Wind turbines
Great Island Power Station Chimney Waterford 138 m 450 ft Chimney ;
Arklow Banks Wind farm Wicklow ? 128 m 420 ft Wind turbines offshore wind farm
Ballylumford Power Station Chimneys Islandmagee Larne 1974 126 m 413 feet Industrial 54.845 n5.787w
Kinnegad Cement Factory Chimney Meath ? 125.3 m 411 ft Chimney
Maghera transmitter Maghera mountain ? 121.92 m 400 ft Guyed mast http://www.irish-tv.com/maghera.asp
Cairn Hill transmitter Cairn Hill ? 121.92 m 400 ft Guyed mast http://www.irish-tv.com/cairnh.asp
Tarbert Power Station, Chimney of Unit 1 and 2 Tarbert 1969 121 m 397 ft Chimney
Cork mediumwave transmitter Cork 1970 121.92 m 400 ft Guyed mast insulated against ground, used for broadcasting on 729 kHz
Kilgarvan Wind farm Kerry ? 120 m 394 ft Wind turbines
Spire of Dublin Dublin 120 m 394 ft Tower ) Monument
Aughinish Alumina Plant Chimney Limerick ? 107 m 350 ft Chimney
Kiln Cement Factory Limerick ? 107 m 350 ft Factory
Kippure transmitter Kippure mountain ? 106.7 m 350 ft Guyed mast http://www.irish-tv.com/kippure.asp
Donnybrook transmitter Dublin ? 109.7 m 360 ft Lattice tower
Moanvaun Wind farm Tipperary ? 107.3 m 352 ft Wind turbines
Mount Leinster transmitter Mount Leinster ? 106.7 m 350 ft Guyed mast http://www.irish-tv.com/mtleinst.asp
Samson Harland and Wolff, Belfast* 106 m 348 ft Crane
Platin Cement Factory Chimney Meath ? 103.9 m 341 ft Chimney
Ballywater Wind farm Wexford ? 103 m 338 ft Wind turbines
Athlone transmitter Athlone 1933 100 m 328 ft Guyed Mast ; 2 guyed masts insulated against ground carrying a T-antenna for broadcasting on 612 kHz
Codling Banks Mast Wicklow 100 m 328 ft Guyed Mast Offshore structure
Coreen Wind farm Cavan ? 100 m 328 ft Wind turbines
Snugborough Wind farm Cavan ? 100 m 328 ft Wind turbines
Gartnaneane Wind farm Cavan ? 100 m 328 ft Wind turbines
Coomatallin Wind farm Cork ? 100 m 328 ft Wind turbines
Meentycat Wind farm Cork ? 100 m 328 ft Wind turbines
Beal Wind farm Wicklow ? 100 m 328 ft Wind turbines
Beam Wind farm Kerry ? 99 m 325 ft Wind turbines
St John's Cathedral, Limerick Limerick 1861 93 m 308 ft Church
Cobh Cathedral Cobh 1868 1915 91.4 m 300 ft Church
Dun Laoghaire Cranes Dublin ? 91.4 m 300 ft Cranes
Bealadangan Mast Galway ? 91.4 m 300 ft Tower? Guyed mast?
Mount Eagle Wind farm Donegal ? 95.7 m 314 ft Wind turbines
Cark Wind farm Donegal ? 91.1 m 299 ft Wind turbines
Mweelin Mast Achill Island ? 91.44 m 300 ft Guyed mast
Greenoge Wind farm Wexford ? 90.2 m 296 ft Wind turbines

Tallest buildings

Name Location Type Year completed Height Picture
St John's Cathedral Limerick church 1861
St Colman's Cathedral Cobh church 1914 150px
St Mary's Cathedral Killarney church 1912 150px
Obel Tower Belfast* residential 2010 150px
St Patrick's College Church Maynooth church 1891 150px
The Elysian Cork residential, office 2008 [including spire] 150px
Windsor House Belfast* office year 150px
St Eugene's Cathedral Derry* church 1903 150px
St Macartan's Cathedral Monaghan church year 150px
Belfast City Hospital Tower Belfast* hospital 1986 150px
St Finbarre's Cathedral Cork church 1879 150px
St Eunan's Cathedral Letterkenny church 1900 150px
St Anne's Cathedral Belfast* church 1904 [1] 150px
Church of Saints Augustine and John Dublin church year 150px
St Peter and St Paul Cathedral Ennis church 1874 150px
Sacred Heart Church Omagh* church year 150px
St Columb's Cathedral Derry* 1633 150px
Cork County Hall Cork office 2006 150px
Montevetro Dublin office 2010
St Patrick's Cathedral (Church of Ireland) Dublin church year 150px
St Patrick's Cathedral (Roman Catholic) Armagh* church 1904 150px
St Patrick's Church (Roman Catholic) Belfast* church 1877 [2] 150px
Millennium Tower Dublin year 150px
Belfast Hilton Hotel Belfast* hotel 1998 150px
The Boat Belfast* residential, office 2010 150px
BT Riverside Tower Belfast* office 1998 150px
St George's Church Dublin church year 150px
Divis Tower Belfast* residential 1966 150px
Liberty Hall Dublin Office 1965 59.4m (195 ft)
Riverpoint Limerick Mixed use 2008 59.2m (194 ft)
One George's Quay Plaza Dublin Mostly office use 2002 59m (194 ft) 150px
Crowne Plaza Dundalk Hotel 2007 58m (190 ft)
Clarion Hotel Limerick Hotel 2002 57m (187 ft)

Other categories

Nenagh Castle Keep
Nenagh Castle Keep

Sculptures
Spire of Dublin, 120 m (394 ft)
Spire of Hope, St Anne s Cathedral, Belfast*, 72m (236 ft)
Gantry Cranes
"Samson", Harland and Wolff, Belfast*, 106 m (348 ft)
Bridges
River Suir Bridge, Waterford, 100 m (330 ft)
Boyne River Bridge, 95m (312 ft)
Windmills
Kilgarvan Wind Farm (group of 14 Wind Turbines), 93 m (305 ft)
Obelisks
Wellington Monument, Phoenix Park, 63 m (207 ft) (Tallest in Europe)
Lighthouses
Fastnet Rock Lighthouse, 44.5 m (146 ft)
Stadiums
Croke Park, 40 m (131 ft)
Moving sculptures
Irish Wave, Park West, Dublin, 35.4 m (116 ft) (Tallest in Europe)
Round towers
Kilmacduagh monastery, 34 m (112 ft)
Castles
Nenagh Castle Keep, 31 m (102 ft)
Standing stones
Punchestown, 6.5 m (21 ft)
High crosses
Muiredach's High Cross, Monasterboice, 6.45 m (21 ft)

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References






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